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Director of Engineering

New York, NY, US

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • ocaml
  • Haskell
  • Functional Programming

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To sum it up...

Build a best-in-class technical ecosystem of tools and services for on a top tier protocol

Role overview

Director of Engineering Overview.

As the Director of Engineering you will be the individual primarily responsible for developing a best-in-class technical ecosystem of tools and services for developers and companies building on a well known protocol. You will build and oversee internal engineering and technical service teams, as well as select and manage external development partners, coordinating and guiding their work to improve the ecosystem. Eventually, you will build out a smart-contract development team and their development team in Paris. From the start, you will be collaborating closely with their development teams in Paris.

You will

● Develop and oversee the master list of public goods that need to be built and ensure that they are built quickly and to the highest standard

● Establish a team that can build tools for the ecosystem and support partners in building companies within this Ecosystem

● Collaborate with the Business Development arm in order to define and implement a process for assisting with technical sales

● Define and implement a process for interfacing with the development team in Paris and the Community team to ensure consistent, proactive, and productive two-way communication on all technical matters

● Build a revenue-generating smart contracts development shop within the organization to enable the rapid progress of partner companies building on the protocol

● Build a small team of core protocol developers to compliment the team in Paris.

● Oversee all technical work being completed by external vendors and grantees on behalf of the ecosystem

What we’re looking for in you

● Substantial management success building technical teams in a world-class technology company

● Experience with functional programming, ideally OCaml

● Ability to recruit world-class engineers

● Advanced degree in computer science or equivalent

● Demonstrated ability to bridge business and technical teams

● Passion for Protocol itself and the ability to develop a vision for the future of the ecosystem

● Exceptional communication skills

● Bilingual English and French preferred

Location

New York is the most populous city in the US with more than 8 million inhabitants. A lot of immigrants from over 180 countries live in the City. Travelers are usually attracted to its cosmopolitanism and energy. New York consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island. New York is also well-known for its cultural heritage Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty. The City is a center for fashion, media, culture, research and a booming tech scene.

The tech scene in New York has changed a lot in recent years. A lot of the initial excitement has worn off and settled into a stable trend of successful businesses. In both 2014 and 2015, a New York City tech company went public with a valuation of over $1 billion. It is now #2 startup ecosystem in the world, with startups raising $11.5 billion in venture capital in 2017. NYC is also the HQ of choice for Spotify, Consensys and WeWork.

Did you know...

  • New York City’s Federal Reserve Bank holds $90 billion in gold
  • 60M tourists visited NYC in 2016
  • More than 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world; 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English
Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • ocaml
  • Haskell
  • Functional Programming

Interested in seeing this company work? Contribute to their Open Source.

View All Issues

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